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Category Archive for 'Craft Beer'

Craft Beer Average is Over

To borrow the phrase/idea from Tyler Cowen, craft beer average is over. Quickly following the purchase of Anchor (that’s like buying the Constitution, I mean the actual physical thing) by Japanese Sapporo brewery, local conglomerate Constellation Brands has purchased Florida’s most identifiable (or second most) craft brew, Funky Buddha. I don’t think my take on […]

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High Value, High Gravity

Don’t be deceived by the explosion of craft brewing in America, overall beer volume in the United States fell last year by 400,000 barrels to 197 million barrels. This decrease in output is the equivalent of two breweries the size of Dogfish Head shutting its doors. In the face of overall beer sales stagnation, the import and especially […]

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